A very lovely French crown from the late 1800’s saved from a Church and purchased in Lyon. Hand wrought filigree with mercury glass balls that are nestled inside of each flower and brilliant stone detailing.
Crown of the Virgin of the Immaculate Conception, known as the Crown of the Andes, ca. 1660-1770, Columbia. Gold, repoussé and chased; emeralds. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, Acquisitions Fund and Mary Trumbull Adams Fund, 2015 (2015.437). #crown #jewelry